Meet Chardelle Moore – Miss Caribbean Metro USA
When Chardelle Moore enters a room, she commands attention. She exudes confidence and is a huge light of positive energy inspiring everyone that she encounters. Committed to the community and having passion for the entertainment industry, this 23 year old Dominican beauty queen is dedicated to empowering others and promoting international awareness.
Moore and family emigrated from Dominica to the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area. Her father Garry Moore is from Grandbay, and mother Beverley Moore is from Fond St. Jean, made sure that she had a strong Dominican upbring. Her parent’s motto was “you can change your location, but you can never change your roots.” Moore was 2009 Miss Caribbean Metro USA where she served as the direct representative of the Caribbean American community. As a Dominican, Moore inspires young Caribbean Americans to be proud of their cultural heritage.
When the earthquake struck Haiti on January 2010, Moore knew she had to do something for her Caribbean brother and sisters. Tapping into her networks, Moore was able to collect six carloads of survival kit supplies in a few short days. Her prompt response efforts were featured in scholastics magazine and several news publications. Moore also helped coordinate Voyage of Utopia, a charity fashion showcase that raised funds for earthquake victims.
As the Grand marshal for 1st Annual Prince George Country “Taste of the Caribbean” and the Queen of “DC Caribbean Carnival” that draws in over 300, 000 spectators annually, this proud Dominican is always engaged with her roots. Moore was also honorary guest at several events including the 47th Annual Jamaican Independence Ball, Dominica Independence Celebration in Atlanta Georgia, Nigerian Award Ceremony, and the Caribbean Ambassadors Dinner.
Moore is a natural born leader. Moore co-founded the African Caribbean Association at Marymount University where she led influential forms that reflected on social and economic issues of the African and Caribbean Diaspora. She was also the Black Student Alliance Community Outreach Director where she coordinated several charity events, mentoring programs, and educational seminars.
Having a strong passion for the arts, this local poet and performer was the Cultural Arts and Lecture Chair at Marymount University where she hosted “Coffee House,” a weekly talent showcase that features artists from across the country. Her natural stage presence and striking personality made her a crowd lover. Chardelle Moore is also a proud charter member of Upsilon Theta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated.
Moore was selected among 20 finalists to compete in the annual “Miss Sinergy” an annually competition as a means to crown and promote a charitable ambassador. Over 600 girls tried out for the Miss Sinergy pageant and contestants came from across the United States and around the world. Judges included former Miss Universe titles. Moore took home “Miss Congeniality”. Moore was also honored in the 2011 “Women Walking Tall” an event an event celebrating the beauty, talent, spirit, and determination of women who walk among us. Moore captivated the crowd with her poetry and her passion.
Moore graduated from Marymount University in May 2010. Moore holds a bachelor degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations and broadcast journalism. She received the Senior Leadership Award for demonstrating excellence community outreach initiate in the metropolitan area and inspiring students to take her lead. She is the founder of “Tea with Queen” where she travels to elementary schools teaching self-esteem through confidence and inner beauty. Moore is also committed to education as she helps students achieve academic success and create promising career through higher education.
Moore enjoys working in front and behind the camera. Whether it’s performing spoken word in front of hundreds, modeling on the runway, or working on a production project for Black Entertainment Television, Moore loves working in entertainment industry. Moore is also a motivational speaker and image consultant where she helps models in the areas of modeling, acting, and personal development
As a personality host, Moore will be the MC for the “Prince George’s Country Taste of the Caribbean Caribbean Heritage Festival” on Saturday, June 4, 2011 as well as host “The 5th Annual Miss Caribbean Metro USA Pageant” on July 23, 2011. Look out for this ambitious young Dominican women; she has an excellent future ahead!